Touch of Evil's exotic, groundbreaking camerawork is matched by eccentric, b-level noir storytelling that's wholly captivating and still distinctly modern.
Category: 4K Drama
Seedy, cold, and quietly vicious, Eastern Promises explores characters more than story, but it's a rich, complex world they inhabit.
Godfather Coda continues Michael Corleone's attempt to make right in a corrupt world, and this recut edition betters the maligned original.
An exemplary sequel that betters the original, Godfather: Part II's exquisite characterization explores America's place in international crime through a young Corleone's eyes.
The Godfather realizes post-war America through 1970s fatalism, destroying the idea of domestic perfectionism.
Confined to a prison ward, The Green Mile brilliantly explores life, empathy, revenge, and religious beliefs through its genuine characters.
Separated from the politics of the war itself, Hurt Locker follows a "day in the life" and mental toll of American soldiers determined to do a job,
A comical villain and recycled plotting make Karate Kid Part III the weakest in the trilogy.
Steeped in post-WWII anxieties, Karate Kid Part II involves a deep anti-war philosophy while bemoaning the westernized takeover of Japanese culture as it expands the series' characters.
A scathing satire of capitalist greed in a post-Reagan world, Wolf of Wall Street is as hilarious as it is an depressing indictment of an entire system.
A fable of American capitalism and seemingly a fairy tale given the bygone era it represents, Citizen Kane remains American cinema's landmark in countless ways.
One of many pieces of '90s culture trying desperately to draw attention to inner city issues, Menace II Society still works in the modern day.